U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm will appear via video to offer keynote remarks as part of the POWERGEN International and DISTRIBUTECH International conferences and exhibitions, which convene at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, May 23-25.

Secretary Granholm–who is the 16th Energy Secretary–joins Rick Perry–the 14th Energy Secretary–as part of this year’s keynote session on May 23.

Granholm is the nation’s second female Energy Secretary, and oversees the department’s 14,000 employees and nearly $32 billion budget. Earlier, she was the first female governor and first female attorney general to be elected to office in Michigan. She was sworn in to her current role in February 2021 after her confirmation by the U.S. Senate. Granholm is a graduate of the University of California-Berkeley and holds a law degree from Harvard Law.

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm will address POWERGEN International and DISTRIBUTECH International via video on May 23.

POWERGEN is the industry standard and resources for electricity professionals to collaborate, connect, and meet with solution providers supporting the clean energy transition through digitalization, decarbonization, and efficiency while continuing to feature unparalleled opportunities in equipment and manufacturing. POWERGEN creates a progressive environment for our core audience looking to evolve while attracting new energy professionals embracing the clean movement towards Destination 2050.

DISTRIBUTECH International is the leading annual transmission and distribution event that addresses technologies used to move electricity from the power plant through the transmission and distribution systems to the meter and inside the home. The conference and exhibition offer information, products and services related to electricity delivery automation and control systems, energy efficiency, demand response, renewable energy integration, advanced metering, T&D system operation and reliability, communications technologies, cyber security, water utility technology, and more.

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